toothfish

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noun tooth·fish \ˈtüth-ˌfish\

Definition of toothfish

plural

toothfish

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toothfishes

  1. :  either of two large marine food fishes (genus Dissostichus of the family Nototheniidae) found especially in antarctic and subantarctic waters:a :  patagonian toothfishb :  antarctic toothfish

1997

First Known Use of toothfish

1997


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